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HBO Schedules Six-Hour Boxing Block for Mayweather/Ortiz

‘24/7' marathon, 'Fight Day Live' from MGM Grand on HBO Zone Sept. 17 9/13/2011 01:38:21 PM Eastern

HBO has scheduled
a six-hour boxing-themed programming block on its HBO Zone channel for Sept.
17, the same day as the anticipated Floyd Mayweather-Victor Ortiz pay-per-view
match.

Beginning at noon, the "Mayweather/Ortiz HBO Zone Roadblock" will feature two
separate marathons of its 24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz documentary. Jim Lampley, who
will call the fight later that evening, will be the host of the programming
block, which also includes a one-hour Fight Day Live! special from the
MGM Grand Garden Arena at 4 p.m. that will give viewers
all the latest news and insights as the main event approaches.

The
Mayweather-Ortiz fight will take place Sept. 17 at 9 p.m.
ET and will be distributed by HBO pay-per-view.

Full lineup below:

Noon-2 p.m.  24/7
Mayweather/Ortiz
(4 episodes)
2 p.m.:  24/7 Overtime Live
2:30 p.m.:  Mayweather/Ortiz:
 In & Out of the Ring

3 p.m.:  24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz
3:30 p.m.:  24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz
4 p.m.:  Fight Day Live! (From the MGM
Grand)
5 p.m.:  24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz
5:30 p.m.:  24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz

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